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B Is for Butterflies

Book: GIANT Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for 3-Year-Olds
Center:

Cooking

Topic:

Food

Content:

Self Help

Area:

Fine Motor

Age:

3 through 4 Years Old

Interaction:

Large Group

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Materials:

Bananas
Plastic utensils
Peanut butter
Plates
Round wafer-type cookies



Instructions:

1. Peel the bananas (with the children’s help, if desired).
2. Cut each banana in half lengthwise. Place each banana half on a plate, flat
side down. Give one to each child.
3. Ask the children to spread peanut butter on the banana.
4. Give each child four round, wafer-style cookies. Demonstrate how to place
two cookies on each side to make wings.
5. Eat your butterflies!
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The Butterfly Alphabet Book by Brian Cassie


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